Two summers ago, friends of ours took us out to eat at a local sushi restaurant that had just opened in town. My friends ordered some edamame and offered some to me to try. It was steamed in the pods and topped with sea salt. As I sucked the soy beans out of the salty pod, I instantly fell in love and knew I had to find them to make my own. A few months later I found them in my local grocery stores freezer section, and after much playing with seasonings I found my love again!

What is edamame?? Look below 🙂


Spicy Edamame

  • 1 bag frozen edamame (soybeans) out of their pods
  • 1/4tsp. onion powder
  • 1/8tsp. cayenne pepper (adjust to your heat liking)
  • 1/2tsp. fresh cracked sea salt
  • 1/2cup water

In a microwave safe bowl, add the frozen edamame and 1/2cup water.

Microwave for 5minutes and then drain.

Sprinkle on the salt, cayenne pepper, and onion powder.

Mix well and Enjoy!!

Just try not to eat the whole bowl!! 🙂

What is edamame??

Edamame or edamame bean is a preparation of immature soybeans in the pod, found in the cuisine of Japan, China and Hawaii. The pods are boiled or steamed and served with salt. Wikipedia
Nutrition Facts

Edamame, cooked
Amount Per 1 cup (155 g)
Calories 189
% Daily Value*
Total fat 8 g 12%
Saturated fat 1 g 5%
Polyunsaturated fat 3.3 g
Monounsaturated fat 2 g
Trans fat 0 g
Sodium 9 mg 0%
Potassium 676 mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 15 g 5%
Dietary fiber 8 g 32%
Sugar 3.4 g
Protein 17 g 34%
Vitamin C 15% Calcium 9%
Iron 19% Vitamin B-6 10%
Magnesium 24%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.